Effective Financial Management in Uncertain Times

Wednesday 6 Dec 2017
ILEC Conference Centre, Earls Court, London

Why is this conference relevant?

With uncertainty surrounding the National Funding Formula and pressures to reduce costs mounting, now is the time for SBMs to come together and find out how to do more with less.

This interactive and practical conference will show you how to manage restructures, achieve efficiencies and generate income.

What can I expect

  • National Funding Formula
    Manage the uncertainty and learn how to forecast and budget effectively during challenging times
  • Reducing staff costs
    Know how to conduct a financial audit of your staffing structure, assess affordability and carry out a compliant restructure
  • Income generation
    Gain key pointers and expert advice on how to source, apply and win bids and grants for your organisation

This is no death-by-powerpoint event, expect to participate and share your own perspectives during the day’s practical workshops.

Don’t miss this opportunity to share successes and learn from others’ mistakes.

Who should attend?

  • SBMs
  • Finance Directors
  • CFOs
  • Bursars
  • Headteachers
  • Deputy Headteachers

What Optimus Education delegates say

“One of the most well organised conferences I have ever attended. Extremely knowledgeable speakers” Kat Miller, Strategy & Business Manager, Acland Burghley School

“The speakers were informative and delivered real life examples” Josephine George, School Business Manager, Redbridge Primary School

“A scary insight into the future ahead!” Jo Forkner, Academy Business Manager, Abbots Hall Primary School




Optimus Education is an approved partner with the National Association of School Business Management, offering NASBM members professional development for school leaders. Attendance at this conference is accredited for CPD by NASBM and counts as 6 hours of your required annual CPD for ongoing NASBM affiliation.